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inferior gemellus (muscle)

 

Definition: deep muscle of gluteal region; origin, tuberosity of ischium; insertion, tendon of musculus obturator internus; action, rotates thigh laterally; nerve supply, sacral plexus.

Synonym(s): musculus gemellus inferiorTA, gemellus

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